Google Hangout

Google+ studio mode hangouts: awesome if you’re wearing headphones

Music over online conference lines or video-conferencing software mostly sucks — because the conferencing world is optimized for voice, not song.
Google’s trying to change that — and bolster its social network, Google+ — by adding Studio Mode to Hangouts on Air. Call it the MySpace gambit: if we bring the bands, the fans will follow.

It’s My Play is Facebook for athletes

Business people have LinkedIn, journos and techies have Twitter, most of the world has Facebook, and now athletes have their very own social network. It’s My Play, from Max My Play, connects professional athletes with coaches, agents, and sports employees.